Living in a Shipwreck
1.2.07 Part 1
WALT: Analyze surface features and the language used
1. The Star of Canada sank in this story. A word that describes how it sank is = ‘Slowly’. Now we can write ‘Sank Slowly’. Two words that start with the same letter (like sank & slowly) and are put next to each other is called; Alliteration. Other examples of alliteration are; Fast Frog or Stinky Snail.
Find alliteration for these words from the story.
Sinking _ Stairs
2. What is a shipwreck?
A shipwreck is a ship that sinked.
3. How did the ship sink?
It crast into a rock.
4. Why do you think the part of the ship they saved was called the wheelhouse?
the wheelhouse is the place
5. What is a barge?
A barge is long boat.
6. Find and mark Gisborne on a map of New Zealand using google drawing. Mark and name 3 near by towns.
It takes 5 h 54 min